Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Marian University seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country (TF/CC) Coach. Primary responsibilities will include overseeing the recruitment and selection of student athletes for the TF/CC program as well as leading practices, attending meets, and monitoring eligibility status for all athletes within the department (further responsibilities listed below). The successful candidate will manage a designated recruiting territory for track and field as well as cross country.
Responsibilities: •Ensure compliance with NAIA recruiting rules and regulations •Initiates process for determining academic eligibility with TF/CC athletes by department and PLAYNAIA standards •Schedules and conducts regular practice sessions in and out of season while complying with relevant NAIA rules and regulations •Oversees conditioning and training of team members in conjunction with Head Athletic Trainer to fully prepare students for competitions •Enforce policies and procedures •Recommend improvements and modifications •Promotes academic progress of students through both grades and attendance •Develops a competitive event schedule, in conjunction with the Athletic Director and Head Cross/Track Coach that fits travel budget as well as Marian and NAIA rules and regulations •Oversees selection, purchase, fitting, and maintenance of equipment •Conducts fundraising activities and assists with approved fundraising activities as requested •Develops and publishes TF/CC team rules regarding appearance, practice, class attendance, punctuality, etc. with approval of Head TF/CC coach and Athletic Director (when appropriate) •Promotes the philosophy and values of the Athletic Program and Marian University
Prior Coaching experience
Demonstrated knowledge of rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility, and related functions
Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks as one of US News & World Report’s top universities in the Midwest Region. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s cultu...re are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 36 national titles.